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Postal Loans & Digitisation Requests

Information about requesting scanned chapters and books for postal delivery.

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Postal Loans for Online Students
This service is available to staff and students who are taking all units Online. 

As part of this service:

  • Library books are posted to students free of charge
  • Returning books to the library are made at borrowers' expense
    All items may be returned to your campus library by post or in person
  • Limited copies of recommended or designated textbooks are available for loan
  • The library can fulfill postal requests for books only. DVDs cannot be posted to students
  • Requests for books for postal delivery must be made through MultiSearch.

Postal Delivery Service
Watch this video to learn about requesting postal loans online.

1. Sign in to My Library to access the MultiSearch Request Options. Current students, academic and administrative staff may log in using your college username and password as follows:

Username: students\yourstudentID (e.g. students\135689)
Password: your student password

Please note: username contains a back-slash (\)

Alumni and sessional staff can sign in from the My Library link using your Library username and password:
Username and passwords will be given to you by library staff.
You may reset this password by selecting the UPDATE LOGIN CREDENTIALS link from the Personal Details tab, here.  

2. Click the title link of the item you'd like to have sent

3. From the Find & Request section and click the Request link

4. Select Home Address as the pick up location and then the Request button.

A hold will be placed on the next available item and sent to your home address. Check that your address is current in My Library, contact the library with updated address details as required and inform student administration to update your student record.